The blogging thing … off-limit topics

This is a pretty PG blog. I might swear at times, because that's just me - I do in person as well. I might talk about all kinds of aspects of relationships, but it tends to be discreet and not very specific or detailed. Because my kids occasionally tune in to my blog, you are…

Not quite a terrible person, but ….

With M's father's death in November a firestorm of family politics broke out. Having been estranged a few years by that point, we were mostly insulated from the direct assaults. However, SIL1 and her grown son waded in directly and have endured some drama and trauma. It is difficult to be sympathetic to their plight,…

Getting our affairs in order

M and I are trying again to get our wills and such drafted. We tried back in 2013, with the attorney handling my mom's estate. Since I haven't heard from him in over a year now and called yesterday¬†to light a fire under his ass to get that estate work done, I was¬†motivated to find…